HyperDic: legal_system

English > 1 sense of the expression legal system:
NOUNcognitionlegal systema system for interpreting and enforcing the laws
English > legal system: 1 sense > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA system for interpreting and enforcing the laws.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
NarrowerbailThe legal system that allows an accused person to be temporarily released from custody (usually on condition that a sum of money guarantees their appearance at trial)
jury systemA legal system for determining the facts at issue in a law suit
patent systemA legal system for protecting the rights of inventors
tax systemA legal system for assessing and collecting taxes
voting system, electoral systemA legal system for making democratic choices
BroadersystemA procedure or process for obtaining an objective

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